This February, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed a bill allowing women who become pregnant through rape to sue and terminate the parental rights of their rapist. Similar legislation has been popula...
In a period in American history that has seen a dramatic increase in public awareness of sexual assault, it was about time Maryland finally passed a law that permits rape victims to go to court to ter...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - More than 10 years after supporters began pushing for it, Maryland's legislature has decided - with unanimous votes in the Senate and House - to enable impregnated rape victims t...
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Gov. Larry Hogan signed legislation Tuesday that would allow rape victims to terminate the parental rights of their assailants -- a proposal that took more than a decade to make it through the Marylan...
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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) appears set to sign a bill that will allow impregnated rape victims to ask a judge to end the parental rights of their attackers. The measure, titled the Rape Survivor Fa...
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This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated. MARYLAND — Maryland lawmakers approved a bil...
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Maryland Senate voted unanimously Tuesday to end parental rights of rapists over children conceived through rape. The 45-0 vote sends the bill to the House, where an identical mea...
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated. Maryland lawmakers approved a bill that lets ...
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Maryland women impregnated by rapists have new legal power to end the parental rights of their attacker, under a new law signed by Gov. Larry Hogan. Hogan signed it Tuesday, putting the emergency legi...